Amacratic Am`a*crat"ic, a. [Gr. ? together + ? power.] (Photog.) Amasthenic. --Sir J. Herschel. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • amacratic — amacratic, a. (æməˈkrætɪk) [improp. for hamacratic, f. Gr. ἅµα together + κράτ ος strength, power + ic.] Uniting the actinic rays of the solar speculum into one focus, as an amacratic lens. Mod. Dicts. cite Sir J. Herschel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amasthenic — Am as*then ic, a. [Gr. ? together + ? force.] (Photog.) Uniting the chemical rays of light into one focus, as a certain kind of lens; amacratic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amasthenic — amasthenic, a. rare 0. (æməsˈθɛnɪk) [improp. for hamasthenic, f. Gr. ἅµα together + σθέν ος strength + ic.] = amacratic. in Worcester …   Useful english dictionary

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